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Divorce, Legal Seperation, Annulment

There are three ways you can end your marriage. Dissolution (divorce), Legal Separation and Annulment. Ending your marriage can become complicated if you have children or if you have significant assets and debts . A knowledgeable divorce lawyer can help you navigate these complexities.
 

Division of Assets & Debts

 Disputes involving assets and debts s are a cause of untold number of litigation in family court. When property dispute arises, characterization of assets and debts as community or separate property becomes a key issue.  A proper valuation of marital business may be necessary. A knowledgeable divorce lawyer can help you protect your rights property rights.

 

Child Custody

Child custody is a high conflict area of law. Disputes over custody and visitation can last many years.  The need and interest of a child may require modification of custody.  Appealing a custody decision, although rare, may need to be considered. A knowledgeable child custody attorney is vital for success in a custody dispute.
 

Domestic Violence & Restraining Order

Domestic Violence Prevention Act (DVPA) allows individuals to obtain protective orders such as restraining orders . Restraining orders are necessary for the safety of disputants.  Yet, they are often abused in family court. Having a knowledgeable attorney if important whether you are seeking protection or have been falsely accused.

 

 

Spousal Support

Divorce may entitle you to spousal support or may obligate you to pay spousal support. Spousal support can be temporary or it can be permanent. The amount and length of spousal support varies on a case-by-case basis.  A knowledgeable divorce lawyer can work to reduce your obligation or increase your entitlement.
 

Family Mediation Service

Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution. Mediation is the most effective tool to resolve divorce, child custody and other family law disputes. A mediator is a neutral party who helps in facilitating a discussion leading to a settlement. Outside of family law large corporations use mediation because it is confidential and effective.

 

 

Child Support

Child support is a duty of a parent to a child.  Child support must be established.  Child support is based on income, expenses and custodial time of each parent with the child.  Modification and enforcement of support orders are common issues in court. A  knowledgeable family law attorney can help you protect your rights in court.
 

Adoption & Guardianship

Adoption includes local, interstate and  international. Each having specific set of laws governing it. Guardianship is when someone other than a parent takes custody  of a minor. This happens when parents cannot provide adequate care. In some counties guardianship is part of the probate court while in other counties it is part of the family court.

Our Expertise

 

Divorce, Legal Seperation, Annulment

 

Division of Assets & Debts

 

Domestic Violence & Restraining Order

 

Child Custody

 

Spousal Support

 

Family Mediation Service

 

Child Support

 

Adoption & Guardianship

Our Expertise

Divorce, Legal Seperation, Annulment

 

Division of Assets & Debts

 

Domestic Violence & Restraining Order

 

Child Custody

 

Spousal Support

 

Family Mediation Service

 

Child Support

 

Adoption & Guardianship

Common issues in divorce and family law

There are three ways you can end your marriage. Dissolution (divorce), Legal Separation and Annulment. Ending your marriage can become complicated if you have children or if you have significant assets and debts . A knowledgeable divorce lawyer can help you navigate these complexities
Child custody is a high conflict area of law. Disputes over custody and visitation can last many years.  The need and interest of a child may require modification of custody.  Appealing a custody decision, although rare, may need to be considered. A knowledgeable child custody attorney is vital for success in a custody dispute.

 

Divorce may entitle you to spousal support or may obligate you to pay spousal support. Spousal support can be temporary or it can be permanent. The amount and length of spousal support varies on a case-by-case basis.  A knowledgeable divorce lawyer can work to reduce your obligation or increase your entitlement.
Child support is a duty of a parent to a child.  Child support must be established.  Child support is based on income, expenses and custodial time of each parent with the child.  Modification and enforcement of support orders are common issues in court. A  knowledgeable family law attorney can help you protect your rights in court.
Disputes involving assets and debts s are a cause of untold number of litigation in family court. When property dispute arises, characterization of assets and debts as community or separate property becomes a key issue.  A proper valuation of marital business may be necessary. A knowledgeable divorce lawyer can help you protect your rights property rights.
Domestic Violence Prevention Act (DVPA) allows individuals to obtain protective orders such as restraining orders . Restraining orders are necessary for the safety of disputants.  Yet, they are often abused in family court. Having a knowledgeable attorney if important whether you are seeking protection or have been falsely accused..
Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution. Mediation is the most effective tool to resolve divorce, child custody and other family law disputes. A mediator is a neutral party who helps in facilitating a discussion leading to a settlement. Outside of family law large corporations use mediation because it is confidential and effective.
Adoption includes local, interstate and  international. Each having specific set of laws governing it. Guardianship is when someone other than a parent takes custody  of a minor. This happens when parents cannot provide adequate care. In some counties guardianship is part of the probate court while in other counties it is part of the family court.

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Child Custody Modification

Child Custody Modification

In California, modifying a child custody order requires a proof of significant change in circumstances. However, like most rules in the legal field, this rule also comes with important exceptions. Here, I will discuss some of those exceptions. However, first I will discuss where the change in circumstances rule comes from and why it exists in child custody cases.

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Sabeti Law & Associates 

  • Family law attorneys in orange county 
  • Family law private mediation 

Tel: 949-326-2626

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Address: 23832 Rockfield Blvd Ste # 175,

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